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Lex Hall  |  06 Jul 2018Text size  Decrease  Increase  |  
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A compilation of best stock ideas, a call for the Reserve Bank of Australia to raise interest rates and talk of a slowdown in the US were among the most read articles on Morningstar.com.au last week.

Aveo, Ramsay, G8 among Morningstar's best stock picks

Morningstar's "Best Stock Ideas" list includes high-quality Australian and New Zealand companies which are currently trading at a discount to their assessed fair values.

RBA urged to pull rates lever twice in 2018

Two official rate rises in the next six months would instil caution among investors without upsetting the economy at large, says Monash University professor Mark Crosby.

Investors bunker down as slowdown fears intensify

When the US stock market sneezes, the rest of the world often catches a cold. Worryingly for bearish investors, US stock indices have started sniffing. 

Why value investing works

Sometimes it is useful to consider an investment subject such as value investing from first principles. The academic research backs the idea that buying stocks on the cheap has flourished for as long as the data has existed. Why? 

Avoid this expensive tax-time mistake

Share investors need to take care when declaring capital gains and losses, being particularly mindful of the Australian Taxation Office's "wash sale" rule.

Watchdog warns SMSF advice must improve

One in three SMSF users are in the dark about their investment strategy and are sometimes being urged to push their savings into high-risk property, according to a survey from the corporate regulator, who warns that the standards of financial advice must improve.  

Crown to win big as Chinese tourists splash the cash

A boost in spending by Chinese tourists is set to benefit gaming and entertainment group Crown Resorts (ASX: CWN) as cashed-up travellers flock to its resort-casinos, Morningstar says.

Top ten articles of last week

End of financial year capital gains tax tips, Morningstar analysis of the radical restructuring announcements from Telstra and Commonwealth Bank, and the effect of the declining Aussie dollar were among the most read articles on Morningstar.com.au last week.

Village Roadshow's waterpark sell-off hailed as a positive

Village Roadshow's move to sell its Wet 'n' Wild water park in western Sydney to a Spanish leisure park operator is a good move as it will help the company pay off debt, Morningstar says.

Why Telstra holds strong investor appeal

This major telecommunications company, a favourite of Australian investors large and small, is trading at a 30 per cent discount to Morningstar's fair value estimate.

 

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Lex Hall is a Morningstar content, based in Sydney.

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© 2020 Morningstar, Inc. All rights reserved. Neither Morningstar, its affiliates, nor the content providers guarantee the data or content contained herein to be accurate, complete or timely nor will they have any liability for its use or distribution. This information is to be used for personal, non-commercial purposes only. No reproduction is permitted without the prior written consent of Morningstar. Any general advice or 'class service' have been prepared by Morningstar Australasia Pty Ltd (ABN: 95 090 665 544, AFSL: 240892), or its Authorised Representatives, and/or Morningstar Research Ltd, subsidiaries of Morningstar, Inc, without reference to your objectives, financial situation or needs. Please refer to our Financial Services Guide (FSG) for more information at www.morningstar.com.au/s/fsg.pdf. Our publications, ratings and products should be viewed as an additional investment resource, not as your sole source of information. Past performance does not necessarily indicate a financial product's future performance. To obtain advice tailored to your situation, contact a licensed financial adviser. Some material is copyright and published under licence from ASX Operations Pty Ltd ACN 004 523 782. The article is current as at date of publication.

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